Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 4.0)
Is predicted to enable RNA binding activity. Involved in several processes, including gamete generation; negative regulation of transposition; and piRNA metabolic process. Acts upstream of or within cell differentiation; gene silencing by RNA; and meiotic cell cycle. Located in nucleus and piP-body. Is expressed in germ cell of testis. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in spermatogenic failure 30. Orthologous to human TDRD9 (tudor domain containing 9).